[PATCH] x86/sgx: fix incorrect kernel-doc comment syntax in files

Jarkko Sakkinen jarkko at kernel.org
Wed Mar 31 02:56:18 UTC 2021


On Wed, Mar 31, 2021 at 02:48:13AM +0530, Aditya Srivastava wrote:
> The opening comment mark '/**' is used for highlighting the beginning of
> kernel-doc comments.
> There are certain files in arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx, which follow this
> syntax, but the content inside does not comply with kernel-doc.
> Such lines were probably not meant for kernel-doc parsing, but are parsed
> due to the presence of kernel-doc like comment syntax(i.e, '/**'), which
> causes unexpected warnings from kernel-doc.
> 
> E.g., presence of kernel-doc like comment in the header lines for
> arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/encl.h causes this warning:
> "warning: expecting prototype for 2016(). Prototype was for _X86_ENCL_H() instead"
> 
> Similarly for arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/arch.h too.
> 
> Provide a simple fix by replacing these occurrences with general comment
> format, i.e. '/*', to prevent kernel-doc from parsing it.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Aditya Srivastava <yashsri421 at gmail.com>
> ---
> * Applies perfectly on next-20210326
> 
>  arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/arch.h | 2 +-
>  arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/encl.h | 2 +-
>  2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/arch.h b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/arch.h
> index 26315bea1cb4..70b84bbdaa1d 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/arch.h
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/arch.h
> @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
>  /* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 */
> -/**
> +/*
>   * Copyright(c) 2016-20 Intel Corporation.
>   *
>   * Contains data structures defined by the SGX architecture.  Data structures
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/encl.h b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/encl.h
> index d8d30ccbef4c..76b9bc1c5c30 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/encl.h
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/sgx/encl.h
> @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
>  /* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 */
> -/**
> +/*
>   * Copyright(c) 2016-20 Intel Corporation.
>   *
>   * Contains the software defined data structures for enclaves.
> -- 
> 2.17.1
> 
> 

Acked-by: Jarkko Sakkinen <jarkko at kernel.org>

/Jarkko


More information about the Linux-kernel-mentees mailing list